President Timo Ritakallio’s greetings to the grantees 2022

Dear grantee, First, I would like to congratulate you on being awarded by the OP Group Research Foundation. I hope that this recognition will inspire you in your future career. The OP Group Research Foundation has been promoting research in economics for decades, with a focus on financing and OP Financial Group’s field of cooperative business activities. Science and knowledge at the highest level are the cornerstones of society’s capacity…

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The Foundations special initiative, honouring the jubilee year 2022

OP Group Research Foundation is launching a call for grant applications to researchers and research groups in Finnish universities studying financial institutions as part of a special initiative in celebration of its anniversary year. In the special initiative, the selected research group receives a grant of 400,000 euros annually for the years 2023–2025. The Foundation is prepared to provide long-term funding for the research group even after this period. Detailed…

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OP Group Research Foundations grants 2021

OP Group Research Foundation supports economic research, with priority given to research on cooperative banking operations. In 2021 the Foundation has altogether awarded 55 grants, total amount €1.231.000. Grants awarded: Personal grants for full-time postgraduate studies, 33 grants, in total €688.000 Last name First name Theme Awarded Ahmed Shaker Executive characteristics and bank risk-taking   25.000 Back Alexander Old working name: Volatility Models with an Additive componentNew working name: Volatility…

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